Articles tagged “north america”

Blackstone Looks at Buying Water-Park Operator Great Wolf

Blackstone Looks at Buying Water-Park Operator Great Wolf

Kiel Porter and Gillian Tan, Bloomberg

Great Wolf Resorts has had a few private equity owners in its recent history and another one clearly thinks there is more money to squeeze out of the business.

3 days ago

Why U.S. Airline Carbon Emissions Keep Rising

Why U.S. Airline Carbon Emissions Keep Rising

David Koenig, Associated Press

We've been beating this drum for a while now. It's true that aircraft are much more efficient than they once were, but this doesn't matter if the industry keeps growing at such a pace.

6 days ago

Max Grounding Forces Norwegian to Abandon Irish Transatlantic Routes

Max Grounding Forces Norwegian to Abandon Irish Transatlantic Routes

Associated Press

The Max was key to making some of these routes work for Norwegian and with the aircraft still out of action it probably had little choice.

1 month ago

Travel Advisors Scramble to Find Alternatives for Caribbean-Bound Clients

Travel Advisors Scramble to Find Alternatives for Caribbean-Bound Clients

Paul Biasco, Skift

In the age of mass media, word of incidents in travel destinations quickly spread across the globe, and travel advisors need to be prepared to handle client requests for changes in their wake. It's important for advisors to start looking for backup plans when news begins to break.

2 months ago

Travel Advisors School Affluent Clients on the Great American Road Trip

Travel Advisors School Affluent Clients on the Great American Road Trip

Paul Biasco, Skift

As well-traveled Americans and international visitors look for their next adventures, travel advisors are pointing them to the allures of the open road. Fueled by an increase in high-end lodging options in the American West, more luxury travelers will shift gears and opt for driving rather than flying.

3 months ago

Theme Park Operator Parques Reunidos Gets $703 Million Takeover Approach

Theme Park Operator Parques Reunidos Gets $703 Million Takeover Approach

Patrick Whyte, Skift

With two of the company’s minority shareholders on board, this bid looks like it’s got a good chance of succeeding. But will any of Parques Reunidos’ rivals fancy getting involved with their own bids?

5 months ago

British Airways and American Airlines Alliance Faces UK Antitrust Probe

British Airways and American Airlines Alliance Faces UK Antitrust Probe

Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

Brexit is likely to impact transatlantic flying in one way or another simply because the UK is such an important travel destination. We'll have to wait and see what the UK Competition and Markets Authority decides to do in this case.

12 months ago